Houston Rockets vs Orlando Magic Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Feb. 25

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Feb 25, 2022, 4:33 PM
  • The Magic (13-47) are -3.5 favorites vs. the Rockets (15-43)
  • Total (Over/Under): 235.5 points
  • Friday, February 25, 2022 at 7:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSFL & SportsNet SW

The Houston Rockets visit Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic on Friday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm EST in Orlando.

The Magic are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -3.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Rockets are 23-34 against the spread, while the Magic are 26-34 against the spread.

The Rockets vs Magic Over/Under is 235.5 total points for the game.


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Rockets vs. Magic Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Houston Rockets+3.5 -110O 235.5 -110135
Orlando Magic -3.5 -110U 235.5 -110-160

Against the spread this NBA season, the Rockets have gone:

  • 23-34 against the Spread (-14.4 Units / -22.57% ROI)
  • 15-43 against the Moneyline (-11.15 Units / -18.63% ROI)
  • 34-23 against the Over for game total points (+8.7 Units / 13.63% ROI)
  • 23-34 against the Under for game total points (-14.35 Units / -22.51% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the Game Total Over in 29 of their last 41 games (+16.90 Units / 37% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 31 of their last 46 games (+15.56 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 27 of their last 43 games (+9.43 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 33 games (+8.05 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 21 of their last 37 games (+7.76 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the Game Total Under in 11 of their last 41 games (-20.85 Units / -46% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 17 of their last 52 games (-20.50 Units / -36% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2Q Spread in 15 of their last 47 games (-19.95 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 1H Spread in 16 of their last 49 games (-17.97 Units / -33% ROI)
  • The Houston Rockets have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 16 of their last 56 games (-16.97 Units / -30% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Magic have gone:

  • 26-34 against the Spread (-11.35 Units / -17.21% ROI)
  • 13-47 against the Moneyline (-10.4 Units / -17.06% ROI)
  • 32-27 against the Over for game total points (+2.3 Units / 3.48% ROI)
  • 27-32 against the Under for game total points (-8.2 Units / -12.42% ROI)
  • The Orlando Magic have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 29 of their last 48 games (+7.65 Units / 14% ROI)
  • The Orlando Magic have covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 15 of their last 23 games at home (+6.10 Units / 24% ROI)
  • The Orlando Magic have covered the Game Total Over in 16 of their last 26 games (+6.10 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Orlando Magic have covered the 1H Moneyline in 5 of their last 10 games at home (+1.71 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Orlando Magic have only covered the Moneyline in 9 of their last 45 games (-17.80 Units / -39% ROI)
  • The Orlando Magic have only covered the Team Total Under in 24 of their last 58 games (-14.20 Units / -22% ROI)
  • The Orlando Magic have only covered the Spread in 7 of their last 26 games at home (-13.85 Units / -49% ROI)
  • The Orlando Magic have only covered the 2Q Spread in 7 of their last 26 games at home (-13.64 Units / -48% ROI)
  • The Orlando Magic have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 20 of their last 50 games (-12.81 Units / -24% ROI)

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Houston Rockets: Keys to the Game vs. the Orlando Magic

The Rockets are 11-43 (.200) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Rockets are 8-32 (.200) when they lose the turnover margin this season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .439

The Rockets were 1-15 (.062) when allowing fewer than 8 offense rebounds last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .512

The Rockets were 6-32 (.158) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .458

Orlando Magic: Keys to the Game vs. the Houston Rockets

The Magic are 7-30 (.189) when they lose the turnover margin this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .439

The Magic were 3-16 (.158) when allowing fewer than 8 offense rebounds last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .512

The Magic are 6-21 (.222) when grabbing fewer than 8 offense rebounds since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .502

The Magic were 7-27 (.206) when they lose the turnover margin last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .446

Injury Report: Magic vs. Rockets - Friday's Game, Feb. 25

  • Jonathan Isaac (Magic): Isaac is making progress with his rehab but is still without a timetable to return, according to David Aldridge of The Athletic.
  • Bol Bol (Magic): Bol is having surgery on his foot and will be sidelined 8-12 weeks, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • R.J. Hampton (Magic): The Magic have listed Hampton as QUESTIONABLE for Friday's game (Feb. 25) against the Rockets.
  • Markelle Fultz (Magic): Fultz is still without a timetable to return from ACL surgery, according to head coach Jamahl Mosley.
  • Moritz Wagner (Magic): Wagner hasn't played Feb. 6 against Boston. There's no update on his timetable to return.
  • Usman Garuba (Rockets): Garuba will undergo surgery and will miss 6-8 weeks, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN>

Houston Rockets Offensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have averaged 16.3 turnovers per game (751 turnovers/46 games) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Rockets have 24.5 free throw attempts per game this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 20.8

The Rockets have a 29% free throw rate (1,129 free throw attempts/3,941 field goal attempts) this season — highest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24%

The Rockets have an assist to turnover ratio of 1.4 (1,052 assists/ 751 TOs) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.8

Orlando Magic Offensive Stats & Trends

The Magic have averaged 48.4 points per game (2,226 points/46 games) in the first half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.4

The Magic have averaged 49.8 points per game (5,874 points/118 games) in the first half since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 55.7

The Magic shot 43% (2,754/6,423) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 47%

The Magic have averaged 1.08 points per shot (2,226 points/2,059 shots) in the first half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.22

Houston Rockets Defensive Stats & Trends

The Rockets have blocked 304 shots on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — 6th most among NBA teams

Orlando Magic Defensive Stats & Trends

The Magic averaged 6.9 steals per game (496 steals/72 games) last season — tied for 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.5

The Magic have averaged 6.8 steals per game (314 steals/46 games) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

The Magic have averaged 6.8 steals per game (438 steals/64 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6


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